Attractions in St Ives

  • Morrab Gardens. Sup-tropical garendens located between Penzance's town centre and promenade

  • Located in Madron near Penzance. Woodland garden with views over Mounts Bay. Exotic trees and shrubs including tree ferns create a prehistoric feel

  • Island castle set in the middle of Mount's Bay, just off the coast of Marazion. The Mount is now managed by the National Trust but remains the home of St Aubyn family.

  • Paradise Park carries out conservation work on native UK species, including the Cornish Chough, Otters, Owls, and Red Squirrels.

  • Indoor adventure centre with slides galore, ball pools, soft play area and quasar. Fun for kids of all ages. Restaurant, bar and cafe facilities.

  • The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden features works in bronze, stone and wood in addition to paintings, drawings and other archive material

  • The Tate Gallery St Ives opened in June 1993 in a purpose-built building with five galleries offering an introduction to modern art, with special emphasis on the St Ives School

  • The Wayside Folk Museum in Zennor has thousands of artefacts reflecting both the domestic and industrial history of the area

  • Home to a permanent collection of Newlyn School paintings and an exhibition detailing the history of Penzance

  • Established in 1990, the museum has an elaborate collection of lighthouse equipment that helps to tell the story of how an organization, Trinity House, has built and maintained lights around the coast

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